Best Quotes about Children
He continued to be an infant long after he ceased to be a prodigy.
All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.
Curie, Madame Marie
Anyone who uses the phrase'easy as taking candy from a baby'has never tried taking candy from a baby.
In all our efforts to provide advantages we have actually produced the busiest, most competitive, highly pressured, and over-organized generation of youngsters in our history.
Shan, Eda J. Le
Children are living jewels dropped unsustained from heaven.
Ignorance... is a painless evil; so, I should think, is dirt, considering the merry faces that go along with it.
Childhood is the sleep of reason.
Rousseau, Jean Jacques
Birds in their little nest agree; and 'Tis a shameful sight, when children of one family fall out, and chide, and fight.
I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child, well nursed, is at a year old, a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked, or boiled; and I make no doubt that it will equally serve in a fricassee, or a ragout.
How little is the promise of the child fulfilled in the man.
Children also have artistic ability, and there is wisdom in there having it! The more helpless they are, the more instructive are the examples they furnish us; and they must be preserved free of corruption from an early age.
When children are doing nothing, they are doing mischief.
I take my children everywhere, but they always find their way back home.
It takes three to make a child.
Cummings, E.E. (Edward. E.)
Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.
A little less worry over the child and a bit more concern about the world we make for the child to live in.
Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of.
Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.
You should study not only that you become a mother when your child is born, but also that you become a child.
Kids use to ask where they came from, now they tell you where to go
The child is the father of the man.
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.
Jones, Franklin P.
Young people should be helped, sheltered, ignored, and clubbed of necessary.
Children see in their parents the past, their parents see in them the future; and if we find more love in the parents for their children than in children for their parents, this is sad but natural. Who does not entertain his hopes more than his recollections.
Instead of needing lots of children, we need high-quality children.
Children's liberation is the next item on our civil rights shopping list.
Pogrebin, Letty Cottin
Better a snotty child than his nose wiped off.
Listen to the desires of your children. Encourage them and then give them the autonomy to make their own decision.
A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.
If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.
The best way for a man to train up a child in the way he should go is to travel that way himself.
With children... it is a fact that most parents criticize children more than they laud or congratulate them. We tend to be quick to criticize, slow to praise. We should be careful to keep the praise and the expectations far ahead of the criticism.
The child with his sweet pranks, the fool of his senses, commanded by every sight and sound, without any power to compare and rank his sensations, abandoned to a whistle or a painted chip, to a lead dragoon, or a gingerbread dog, individualizing everything, generalizing nothing, delighted with every new thing, lies down at night overpowered by the fatigue, which this day of continual pretty madness has incurred. But Nature has answered her purpose with the curly, dimpled lunatic. She has tasked every faculty, and has secured the symmetrical growth of the bodily frame, by all these attitudes and exertions --an end of the first importance, which could not be trusted to any care less perfect than her own.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.
It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones. [Luke 17:2]
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
I must take issue with the term'a mere child,'for it has been my invariable experience that the company of a mere child is infinitely preferable to that of a mere adult.
The best way to keep children at home is to make the home a pleasant atmosphere and let the air out of the tires.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
The countenances of children, like those of animals, are masks, not faces, for they have not yet developed a significant profile of their own.
Auden, W. H.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Children are the keys of paradise.
Stoddard, Richard Henry
Ah! what would the world be to us If the children were no more? We should dread the desert behind us Worse than the dark before.
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they're going to catch you in next.
Jones, Franklin P.
Let your children be as so many flowers, borrowed from God. If the flowers die or wither, thank God for a summer loan of them.
Children are poor men's riches.
Of all the needs (there are none imaginary) a lonely child has, the one that must be satisfied, if there is going to be hope and a hope of wholeness, is the unshaken need for an unshakable God.
Who is not attracted by bright and pleasant children, to prattle, to creep, and to play with them?
What's more enchanting than the voices of young people, when you can't hear what they say?
Smith, Logan Pearsall
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